adjective, bon·ni·er, bon·ni·est.
- (of people) healthy, sweet, and lively.
- (of places) placid; tranquil.
- pleasing; agreeable; good.
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Origin of bonny
OTHER WORDS FROM bonnybon·ni·ly, adverbbon·ni·ness, noun
Words nearby bonny
Example sentences from the Web for bonny
Bonny Island in Nigeria and St. Michael's in Maryland had much in common in colonial times.
And the sight o' sae many sweet, bonny faces will mak' us work a' the better.
He was gone so long that Bonny, who did not know the reason of his absence, began to grow very uneasy before he returned.
Two months later the Bonny Bess is reported to have brought people and supplies for Berkeley in its cargo.The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624|Charles E. Hatch
It wad hae been a bonny business, indeed, if I had never had a case in the Court o' Session.
Bonny thought it was in front, while Alaric was equally certain that it still lay behind them.